Social Worker

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Medical Social Workers help to ensure that the social and psychological needs of patients and families get attended to along with making sure that all aspects of the patient’s care in-home are coordinated. They ensure that medicine, life and well-being work well together.

The following activities are considered covered medical
social services:

  • Assessment of the social and emotional factors related to the beneficiary’s illness, the need for care, their response to treatment, & adjustment to care
  • Services provided on a short-term basis to a beneficiary’s family member or caregiver when it is shown that a brief intervention is necessary to remove a clear and direct impediment to the effective treatment of the beneficiary’s medical condition or to the rate of recovery
  • Assessment of the medical and nursing requirements to the home situation, financial resources and the community resources available
  • Appropriate action to obtain available community resources to assist in resolving the beneficiary’s problem